Thursday, March 3, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY -- 100th Birthday, 100th School Day Celebrated

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, March 3, 2011


Cesar Chavez's Oldest Living Relative Marks Her 100th Birthday With Students
at Carson Elementary

WHAT: Carson Elementary 100th Day of School Celebration With Special Guest

WHEN/WHERE: 1 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2011. Carson Elementary School, 6905
Kramer St. (92111)

DETAILS: Dolores Merino, first cousin of Cesar Chavez, will be at her
granddaughter's school to celebrate her 100th birthday with the students.
When she was a child, Dolores lived with Chavez on the family's ranch in
Arizona. Her granddaughter, Mitzi Merino, is principal of Carson Elementary
School. Students are planning a party for the senior Mrs. Merino in the
auditorium and she will also visit a classroom.

CONTACT: Mitzi Merino, Principal, Carson Elementary School, (858) 496-8060.

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Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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